4 May 2017 Edition of Navy, Army, and Airforce News OUT NOW!
NAVY NEWS GOES MOBILE: We have launched an official FREE app for viewing current and past editions online. The app is available through iTunes for iOS smart phones and tablets, and Google Play for Android devices. Simply search ‘Navy News Australia’ in either the Apple store or Google Play.
Don’t miss all the coverage from around the Fleet in your fortnightly online copy of Navy News. Items in this edition include:
PAYING TRIBUTE: A special four-page lift-out on the commemoration of Anzac Day at home and around the world – Pages 1 and 11-14.
PROMOTING STABILITY: HMAS Ballarat combines forces with People’s Liberation Army – Navy vessel Huangshan for joint exercises – Page 3.
TOMORROW’S TECHNICIANS: Young women visit HMAS Cairns to experience life at sea on board hydrographic ship HMAS Melville – Page 5.
And in sport:
BIG STAGE: Mixed results for the Aussie Rules ADF All-Stars from Anzac Round matches at Docklands Stadium and Adelaide Oval – Pages 23 and 24.
WE PAY TRIBUTE: Soldiers pause to commemorate Anzac Day at ceremonies across the country and the world – COVER, SPECIAL LIFT-OUT
TOP END WELCOME: This year’s rotation of about 1250 US marines to northern Australia is under way, with marines, aircraft, equipment and vehicles arriving in Darwin in April – PAGE 2
BRINGING IN THE BIG GUNS: Army expects to soon be moving the M777A2 Howitzer long distances by air after successful trials with a C-17A Globemaster – PAGE 3
LAGOON SEARCH: Divers and combat engineers from 2CER help Queensland Police search for clues in a cold case murder investigation in Brisbane – PAGE 5
‘WE ALL BLEED GREEN’: One long-serving digger is honoured to return to the Home of the Soldier as RSM – PAGE 15
AND IN SPORT: The men’s ADF Aussie Rules All Stars beat Emergency Services in AFL curtain-raiser for the fourth year running – BACK PAGE
Stories online: All stories featured in Army can now be read in a call-out box, rather than zooming in on the page. To read a story, click on the headline above the story. A box will appear with the full body text of the article. To close the story, click anywhere on the screen outside the borders of the call-out box.
The May 4 edition of your fortnightly Air Force newspaper is now available.
PAYING TRIBUTE: Don’t miss our seven pages of Anzac Day coverage on commemorations at home and around the world. – Pages 1-3 and 12-15.
IN SYNC: No. 41 Wing provides seamless air and space battle management services during complex bi-national missions operating out of the Northern Territory. – Page 4.
FLYING COLOURS: Our P-8A Poseidon operates for the first time from two of its forward operating bases in Darwin and Learmonth. – Page 5.
And in sport: A Canberra-based PTI takes the number one world ranking within the elite military CrossFit athletes category. – Pages 23-24.
How to read Air Force News stories online: All stories can now be read in a call-out box, rather than zooming in on the page. To read a story, click on the headline above the story. A box will appear with the full body text of the article. To close the story, click anywhere on the screen outside the borders of the call-out box.